Eduardo Heras León

Eduardo Heras León was born in Havana, Cuba, in 1940. He is a highly renowned Cuban writer, as well as a journalist and critic of literature and ballet. He holds a degree in journalism and philology and is the founder and director of the prestigious Jorge Onelio Cardoso Centre. He is a writer belonging to the Revolution generation, involved in and committed to the revolutionary process since 1959. His many books include: La guerra tuvo seis nombres (Unión, 1968, Cuba); Los pasos en la hierba (Casa de Las Américas,1970, Cuba); Acero (Arte y Literatura,1977, Cuba), Dolce vita (Unión, 2012, Cuba). He was awarded the National Literature Prize (Cuba) in 2014. Other prizes include: UNEAC 1983, and Casa de Las Américas Prize in 1970 for Los pasos en la hierba.


Anthologies featuring Eduardo Heras León

The Book of Havana

Leading you through the backstreets and bars of Havana, ten stories demonstrating the power of contemporary Cuban literature.